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  • Noturus funebris
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Scientific Name Noturus funebris  Gilbert & Swain, 1891
Common Names Black Madtom
Sort Giftmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Spring Run of North River near Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, U.S.A.
Pronunciation no two russ
Etymology From the Greek notos, meaning back and oura, meaning tail. In reference to the confluent adipose and caudal fins. This specific epithet refers to its black (funereal=black) coloration.
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution North America: Gulf Slope drainages from Enconfina Creek in Florida, USA to Pearl River in Mississippi and Louisiana, USA.
Gulf Coast Drainages (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Gulf Coast Drainages, Econfina Creek (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Gulf Coast Drainages, Pearl River (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 9 (art. 10) (for 1889), pp 153.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 30 12:34 (species record created: 2007 May 07 17:59)